In your first steps, you will find yourself
commanding a Sloop which turns out to be the ideal ship for the
beginning. Despite its small size, it is very fast, extremely maneuverable
with a sufficient number of cannons. Moreover, the addition of upgrades (a
feature which was inducted into the new Pirates) can increase the ship's
speed, fire power and damage resistance. This combination of speed and guns
the Sloop a lethal opponent for the slow moving Galleons and
the merchant ships and it can easily disengage when it faces stronger opponents.
Some of the ships of Pirates...
first ship in the game. "Faster than the strongest ships and stronger than the fastest",
sloop is the ideal ship for piracy.
Galleon: These leviathans are the strongest among Spanish ships They are slow but extremely stable and reliable, ideal for the voyages in the ocean.
combination of high speed and the alll-powerful arsenal makes frigate
the absolute ship-of-war. Most of the pirates flee in sight of a frigate.
and some of the upgrades.
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